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Reconstruction of Zygomatic and Periorbital Deformity with Alloplastic Material

  • Niall M. H. McLeod
  • Michael Perry
  • Simon Holmes
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Abstract

Within the cosmetic industry, the cheek is one of the most common sites augmented using implants, and these techniques can often be used in the context of posttraumatic deformity. Alloplastic materials are commonly used. Careful assessment is required. Deformities may vary widely. The soft tissues also require careful evaluation. The aim of posttraumatic correction is restoration of preinjury appearances in an age-appropriate face. Some common material and techniques will be discussed.

Keywords

Onlay PEEK Medpor Synpor Augmentation Malar Zygoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Niall M. H. McLeod
    • 1
  • Michael Perry
    • 2
  • Simon Holmes
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustOxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRegional Unit Northwick Park and St Mary’s HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRoyal London HospitalLondonUK

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